Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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beauty spot a tiny dark mark or patch applied to the face or shoulders, esp. by a woman to accentuate the fairness of her skin. [2 definitions]
blind spot a small area in the eye, where the optic nerve enters the retina, that is insensitive to light. [4 definitions]
hit the spot (informal) to be exactly the needed or required thing.
hot spot (informal) a region of social or political unrest, potential violence, or the like. [4 definitions]
Johnny-on-the-spot (informal) a person who is prepared to act whenever necessary, or who arrives immediately.
leaf spot any of various plant diseases characterized by lesions or spots on the leaves.
liver spot a red, black, or yellowish brown spot or area on the skin, formerly thought to be caused by malfunctioning of the liver.
on the spot at once; immediately. [2 definitions]
spot check an inspection carried out in an occasional, partial, or random fashion.
spot welding a process in which two pieces of metal are welded together with a brief powerful current passing between two electrodes fastened to each piece of metal.
spot-check to check or inspect on a partial, usu. random, basis.